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Natural Grocers launches annual Ladybug Love environment campaign – Produce Blue Book

Natural Grocers launches annual Ladybug Love environment campaign – Produce Blue Book

LAKEWOOD, Colo., April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Grocers BB #188775Beyond Pesticides is proud to partner in its fifth annual Ladybug Love Campaign with, who has been a leader in the organic movement through national advocacy efforts.

Throughout the month of April, customers are invited to join Natural Grocers in committing to protect beneficial insects and further Beyond Pesticides’ critical mission of converting local parks and playing fields to pesticide-free management practices. Customers will be able to sign the pledge and contribute to the cause. They can also celebrate Earth Day with sweepstakes and education.

Natural Grocers celebrates Earth Day with its fifth year in Ladybug Love, a campaign to support the vital role of insects in maintaining our food supply and interconnected eco-system. Recent studies have shown that insect populations have declined by more than 75% in three decades. Natural Grocers and Beyond Pesticides are here to help these important creatures and provide a safe and healthy environment for them to thrive.

Beyond Pesticides, a 501(c),3 non-profit advocacy and grassroots organization, aims to protect public and environmental health and promote a world without toxic pesticides. Regenerative farming practices that use ladybugs and other beneficial insects instead of harmful synthetic pesticides to control pests, embrace the connectedness of planet Earth’s vibrant ecosystem. Natural Grocers believes that healthy air, water, and land will lead to healthier food supplies. This principle has been a core value of the organization since 1955.

Customers can renew their pledge online or take it again. This will help them to commit to using no pesticides in their gardens, yards, and homes. Natural Grocers’ goal is to raise $250,000 in April for the Organic Parks Project with Beyond Pesticides through the following in-store fundraising opportunities:

  • Natural Grocers will donate $1.00 to Beyond Pesticides for every Ladybug Love pledge signed, whether it’s a first-time signer or a renewed pledge, from April 1 30.
  • Natural Grocers will donate $2 per Ladybug Zip Pouch sold to Beyond Pesticides
  • Customers will have the opportunity to make contributions to Beyond Pesticides ($1, $5 or $10) upon checkout at any one of Natural Grocers’ 161 store locations nationwide
  • {N}power members who make or renew their pledge from April 1 15, will also receive $5 off their purchase on Earth Day, April 22.
  • {N}power members will receive a free limited-edition Ladybug Love reusable bag and free sticker with purchase April 22 24.
  • {N}power, Natural Grocers’ loyalty program is free to join and offers exclusive discounts, digital coupons, rewards benefits, and other members-only features. Customers can sign up for {N}power here or by texting ‘organic’ to 72345.

DISCOUNTS GIVEAWAYS SWEEPSTAKES AND MORE

Customers will enjoy up to 49% off with special Earth Day Deals from April 2224 on products that reflect Natural Grocers’ commitment to sustainable and environmentally conscious practices such as Lotus reusable produce bags, Cascadian Farm Organic Cereals, Natural Grocers Brand cleaning products, Endangered Species Chocolate, and much more.

GIVEAWAYS and SWEEPSTAKES

April 1-30: Customers are invited count ladybugs found in the April 2022 Natural Grocers good4u Health Hotline Magazine to be eligible for a $500 Natural Grocers gift certificate.
To enter, customers must complete the form in Natural Grocers magazine and return it to Natural Grocers by April 30, 2022. The winner will be chosen from all entries that contain the correct number of ladybugs.
April 22: One Natural Grocers Brand Cleaning Product will be randomly distributed at each hour at checkout at all shops.
April 22-24: Customers can submit an entry form in-person at the store to be eligible for Natural Grocers gift card giveaways.
One $500 grand prize for the entire company
Shops will offer $100 gift cards prizes.

EARTH DAY NUTRITION EDUCATATION

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Natural Grocers’ Founding Principle of Nutrition Education includes empowering its communities to make informed decisions about their environmental impact. Natural Grocers will promote environmentally conscious practices in-store as well as online, related to food, gardens, and yards.

ABOUT NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE

Natural Grocers by Vit Cottage, Inc. (NYSE NGVC) is a specialty retailer that sells natural and organic groceries, body-care products, and dietary supplement. Natural Grocers products must comply with strict quality guidelines. The Company sells only USDA-certified organic produce. It also exclusively sells pasture-raised dairy products and free-range eggs. Natural Grocers’ flexible smaller-store format allows it to offer affordable prices in a shopper-friendly, safe, and convenient retail environment. To help customers make informed choices about nutrition and their health, the Company offers extensive, science-based Nutrition Education programs. The Company was established in 1955 and now has 161 stores in 20 US states. Visit www.NaturalGrocers.com for more information and store locations.

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